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Pragmatism

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  • Pragmatism and the Reflective Lifeby Stuart Rosenbaum

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 32.99

    Pragmatism and the Reflective Life explains the moral perspective embedded in the pragmatist tradition of American philosophy and offers pragmatist moral thought as an alternative to analytic moral theory. By contrasting the commitments of pragmatism with most Western philosophical traditions, this book brings into focus the inclusive idealism that... more...

  • Peirce's Account of Purposefulnessby Gabriele Gava

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    This book presents a systematic interpretation of Charles S. Peirce?s work based on a Kantian understanding of his teleological account of thought and inquiry. Departing from readings that contrast Peirce?s treatment of purpose, end, and teleology with his early studies of Kant, Gabriele Gava instead argues that focusing on Peirce?s purposefulness... more...

  • Pragmatism's Advantageby Joseph Margolis

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 25.95

    Pragmatism's Advantage is a highly original reading of the contemporary interplay between pragmatism and continental European philosophy based on an unexpectedly inventive union of Hegelian and Darwinian themes. more...

  • The Essential Peirceby Peirce Edition Project

    Indiana University Press 1998; US$ 24.99

    Praise for Volume 1: "... a first-rate edition, which supersedes all other portable Peirces.... all the Peirce most people will ever need." ?Louis Menand, The New York Review of Books Volume 2 of this convenient two-volume chronological reader?s edition provides the first comprehensive anthology of the brilliant American thinker Charles Sanders... more...

  • William James in Focusby William J. Gavin

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 20.99

    William James (1842-1910) is a canonical figure of American pragmatism. Trained as a medical doctor, James was more engaged by psychology and philosophy and wrote a foundational text, Pragmatism, for this characteristically American way of thinking. Distilling the main currents of James's thought, William J. Gavin focuses on "latent" and "manifest"... more...

  • The Art of Travelby Alain De Botton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    Any Baedeker will tell us where we ought to travel, but only Alain de Botton will tell us how and why. With the same intelligence and insouciant charm he brought to How Proust Can Save Your Life , de Botton considers the pleasures of anticipation; the allure of the exotic, and the value of noticing everything from a seascape in Barbados to... more...

  • John Dewey and Moral Imaginationby Steven Fesmire

    Indiana University Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    While examining the important role of imagination in making moral judgments, John Dewey and Moral Imagination focuses new attention on the relationship between American pragmatism and ethics. Steven Fesmire takes up threads of Dewey's thought that have been largely unexplored and elaborates pragmatism's ... more...

  • A Companion to Pragmatismby Joseph Margolis; John R. Shook

    Wiley 2008; US$ 209.95

    A Companion to Pragmatism, comprised of 38 newly commissioned essays, provides comprehensive coverage of one of the most vibrant and exciting fields of philosophy today. Unique in depth and coverage of classical figures and their philosophies as well as pragmatism as a living force in philosophy. Chapters include discussions on philosophers... more...

  • Pragmatism and Other Writingsby William James; Giles Gunn

    Penguin Group US 2000; US$ 16.00

    The writings of William James represent one of America's most original contributions to the history of ideas. Ranging from philosophy and psychology to religion and politics, James composed the most engaging formulation of American pragmatism. ' Pragmatism ' grew out of a set of lectures and the full text is included here along with ' The Meaning... more...

  • C. I. Lewis in Focusby Sandra B. Rosenthal

    Indiana University Press 2007; US$ 15.95

    C. I. Lewis (1883--1964) was one of the most important thinkers of his generation. In this book, Sandra B. Rosenthal explores Lewis's philosophical vision, and links his thought to the traditions of classical American pragmatism. Tracing Lewis's influences, she explains the central concepts informing... more...